2012 FORD EDGE

Report Date:
September 07, 2012
Campaign Number:
12V438000
Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Summary:
Ford is recalling certain 2012 Edge vehicles manufactured from September 2, 2010, through October 31, 2011, equipped with 2.0L engines. The fuel line pulse damper metal housing may crack as a result of an improper manufacturing process. A cracked fuel line pulse damper housing may result in a combination of fuel odor, weepage, or a continuous leak while the fuel system is pressurized.

Consequence Summary:
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.

Corrective Summary:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The safety recall began on September 27, 2012. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332.